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Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Overview

Published: February 16, 2017

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) provides the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents. FVPSA is located in the Family & Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), a division of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families in the Administration for Children & Families. FYSB administers FVPSA formula grants to States, Territories and tribes, State domestic violence coalitions, a hotline and national and special-issue resource centers.

Last Reviewed: February 16, 2017

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